Mountain Flax

Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Phormium cookianum cv. Purple Mountain
Common Name: Mountain Flax
Height: 0-36 inches
Light Requirements: Full sun, Morning sun with afternoon shade
Special Characteristics:
  • Almost black. Large broad leaves in hues of slate purple and olive green. Makes for stately containers when included in a combination of other subtropical plants. Very drought tolerant. Smaller than Phormium tenax.